KJV Dictionary Definition: rage
RAGE, n. Heb. to grind or gnash the teeth.
1. Violent anger accompanied with furious words, gestures or agitation; anger excited to fury. Passion sometimes rises to rage.
Torment and loud lament and furious rage.
2. Vehemence or violent exacerbation of any thing painful; as the rage of pain; the rage of a fever; the rage of hunger or thirst.
3. Fury; extreme violence; as the rage of a tempest.
4. Enthusiasm; rapture.
Who brought green poesy to her perfect age, and made that art which was a rage.
5. Extreme eagerness or passion directed to some object; as the rage for money.
You purchase pain with all that joy can give, and die of nothing but a rage to live.
1. To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion.
At this he inly rag'd.
2. To be violent and tumultuous.
Why do the heathen rage? Ps. 2.
3. To be violently driven or agitated; as the raging sea or winds.
4. To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with fatal effect; as, the plague rages in Cairo.
5. To be driven with impetuosity; to act or move furiously.
The chariots shall rage in the streets. Nah. 2.
The madding wheels of brazen chariots rag'd.
6. To toy wantonly; to sport. Not in use.
RA'GEFUL, a. Full of rage; violent; furious.
RA'GING, ppr. from rage.
1. Acting with violence or fury.
2. a. Furious; impetuous; vehemently driven or agitated; as the raging sea or tempest.
RA'GING, n. Fury; violence; impetuosity. Jonah 1.
RA'GINGLY, adv. With fury; with violent impetuosity.